Honey Bee for Festive Friday and JAI
Forever Blossoms for Paper Players #487

#Instafamous Super Hero for Festive Friday

Hi Everyone

I don't believe I have ever made a card on a Friday afternoon, but after this week I desperately needed to escape to my craft room and do something to help calm me down!

I went looking for some inspiration across at Festive Friday and they have a fabulous inspo list this week and, coincidentally, one that fit into one of my favorite all-time stories about what a difference a single person can make.  So, although I made the card for the Festive Friday challenge - I dedicate this card to Captain Tom Moore.  If you have missed reading about Captain Tom - it's a story of resilience, fortitude and a wish to give back to the nurses and doctors that helped him recover from cancer and a hip replacement.  I felt especially drawn to his story, even more so because he was in the same regiment as my father in Burma and is a Yorkshireman - just like my Dad.  Who knows, they may have even met!  Anyway you can read about his story here or just search google!

Here's the challenge from Festive Friday

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For my card I went with red, blue and superheroes.  Of course, I had to bring out my Paper Rose superheroes and added them to a new die that I got from my favorite things - one part of the sentiment also comes from that set.  You'll be seeing more of this frame in the future :-)  I used my Tim Holtz sunray stencil to create a few rays behind my super hero.  I die-cut three of the photo frames and glued them together and then added my little superhero to the card base with foam tape.

To all the doctors, nurses, porters, cleaners  - all the hospital staff either front line or behind the scenes...... thank you - you are all super heroes!  And thanks to Captain Tom - a 99 year old war veteran who wanted to raise 1000 pounds for the National Health Service in England - and became a super hero thanks to social media and his own dogged determination.

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I will be back tomorrow with another card that I made this afternoon.  In the meantime, warm hugs and prayers for those of you who need a little lift tonight.



Card recipe:

  • Stamp:  SuperHeroes - Paper Rose.  Sentiment:  Super Hero - Paper Rose and Picture Perfect - My Favorite things
  • Dies:  Selfie Square - My Favorite Things.  Stitched Rectangle - My Favorite Things
  • Inks:  Ink on 3.  Copic Markers



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Ann Schach

Oh, Jaydee! This card is absolutely adorable! The image and the sentiments are just too cute for words! I did hear about Captain Tom on the news. What a remarkable man...a superhero for certain! Thank you for sharing at Festive Friday!

Anne Marie Hile

Jaydee, this is so adorable and fun! Love that little guy and his #hashtag makes me smile. Cute! Thanks so much for joining us over at Festive Friday!

Anne Marie Hile

Congratulations! Your project was selected as a Festive Fave over at the Festive Friday Challenge. As a reminder, you can hop over to the challenge to grab your winners badge for your blog. Thanks so much for joining us and I hope you will play along again really soon!

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